40 Winks

It's The Trip

40 Winks - It's The Trip

format: 2 x LP / digital

release date: April 15th 2011

label: Project: Mooncircle

catalogue: PMC076

artwork by Afreux

mastered by Sven Friederich

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'


snippets: listen

A Side
  1. Entrée 1:12
  2. Outside The Box 3:25
  3. Tribal Recipe 2:10
  4. The Day Breaks 2:23
  5. The Journey (Interlude) 1:20

B Side
  1. Sun Spots 3:01
  2. Malicious Choir 2:54
  3. Sales Over Soul (Interlude) 1:23
  4. Subtle Piece 2:59
  5. Kodak Moment 3:07

C Side
  1. Mood Adapter (Prelude) 1:25
  2. Mood Adapter 3:02
  3. Tinnitus 2:53
  4. Winkz Waltz 2:40
  5. Vocal Play (Interlude) 1:34

D Side
  1. 40 Layers 3:49
  2. Badwill 3:03
  3. Not The Destination 7:45

Review: Odd Bloggings, Rhymes With Cusack, Cyclic Defrost, hhv.de mag, éclat, Chroniques Eléctroniques, Hiphopleeft, Lunchbox theory, Edição Limitada, Stamp The Wax, hhv.de mag

Liner notes:

"Join 40 Winks on a road trip to anywhere. Bring your music player and tell your honey you won’t be home for dinner. It’s the trip, not the destination."

All tracks produced, arranged and mixed by 40 Winks (Weedy & Padmo').
Mastered by Sven Friederichs.
Artwork by Afreux.
Special thanks to Gordon for making this album possible.

"It’s the trip, not the destination."

Weedy (tracks 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18): Thank you Dee Dee, Cilla, Jay, Dusty, P.P., Jean-Louis, Yma, Hamilton, Barry, Will.

Padmo' (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17): Thanks for being on this trip with me Greet, Mom, Leroy, Leander, Sammy, Weedy.

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Order:

the Lucid Effect

40 Winks - The Lucid Effect

format: LP / CD (Japan)

release date: May 30th 2008

label: Project: Mooncircle

catalogue: PMC025 + PMC026

design by Gordon & Senor C. for Project: Mooncircle, original font by Florre

mastered by Strand

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'

snippets: listen

video: Rap about that (smoke and mirrors)

listen to entire album: play

  1. Sleep Rock 2:57
  2. Wise Up 3:30
  3. Wizardry 3:16
  4. Input A 4:43
  5. Rap about that (smoke and mirrors) 2:35
  6. Highwaves 3:21
  7. I heart u on drums (interlude) 1:11
  8. Winks Jazz 3:19
  9. One Way Ticket 3:24
  10. Hazy Notion 2:04
  11. Distorted Reception 2:44
  12. Keep On 3:32
  13. Sleep Ritual (Outro) 1:55
  14. Rap about that (smoke and mirrors) - Video by IWKN (Japan) *

* = CD only

Available in a store near you.
Also online at:

  • hiphopvinyl.de - LP & CD (Germany)
  • Access Hip Hop - LP & CD (US)
  • juno records - LP (UK)
  • Fastcut Records - LP (Japan)
  • arch records - LP (Japan)
  • pastel records - CD (Japan)
  • wenod records - CD (Japan)
  • Newton Records - LP (Japan)
  • cisco records - LP (Japan)
  • onsa records - LP / CD (Japan)
  • jet set - LP (Japan)
  • linus records - CD (Japan)
  • ...

Reviews: Headphone Commute (english), Yes Yes Yall (english), De:Bug (german)

Sound Puzzle

40 Winks - Sound Puzzle

format: CD / 12"

release date: January 16th 2007

label: Merck Records

design by Inmo (Tag by Rarekind)

mastered by G.Murder for Inmo

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'

snippets: listen

video: melancholia (bonus track)

listen to entire album: play

  1. goodmorning (intro) 2:24
  2. new day (introlude) 0:50
  3. sketch * 2:54
  4. go ahead bobby (interlude) 1:37
  5. progress * 1:57
  6. welcome to paradise island (interlude) 1:11
  7. for the traveller * 3:19
  8. egyptian love poems 3:22
  9. it's here * 3:47
  10. you (interlude) 2:00
  11. i bring you dreams 2:31
  12. divine intervention (interlude) 1:51
  13. planet anvers * 4:19
  14. picture this 3:38
  15. soulful sensitivity3:48
  16. mind lost (interlude)2:23
  17. one button *2:35
  18. old train *2:24
  19. way past bedtime (outro) *3:24
  20. melancholia (bonus)4:35

* = available on 12" sampler

Available in a store near you.
Also online at:


Reviews: El Keter (Okayplayer), Boomkat - CD (english), Boomkat - 12" (english) Beyondjazz (english), AIRs:BLOG (japanese), Smallfish Records (english)

Extended Pleasure

40 Winks - Extended Pleasure

format: 12"/EP

release date: November 3rd 2005

label: Escapism Records

art Facture by Wardo

mastered by George Horn at Fantasy Studios

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'


snippets: listen

video: melancholia

listen to entire EP: play

A Side
  1. intro 0:57
  2. producers beware 3:04
  3. the nightowl's theme 2:40
  4. city dweller pt.2 3:11

B Side
  1. melancholia 4:35
  2. wishing upon a beat 3:53
  3. melancholia - outro 1:14

Available in Europe, U.S. and Japan through different distributors.
Also available online at:

Have your local recordstore contact Rush Hour if they have trouble ordering it for you!


Reviews: LowerEast (dutch), Wersalka (polish) / Wersalka (english translation), allphon (english) / allphon (french), goddeau (dutch), HipHopInJeSmoel (dutch), A Little Beat (spanish), damusic (dutch), State Magazine (dutch), Platform8470 (english), Rif Raf (dutch), Rush Hour (english), Smallfish (english)

More Than Loops (Japanese Edition, extra tracks)

40 Winks - More Than Loops (Japanese Edition, extra tracks)

format: CD

release date: March 24th 2005

label: Swamp records

cover redesigned by SEERS DEsign (original cover design by Wardo)

mastered by Kentaro Kimura at Kimken Studio

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'


snippets: listen

listen to entire album: play

  1. intro 2:27
  2. are you comfortable? 2:29
  3. come back to bed 3:11
  4. city dweller 3:10
  5. flirtations 2:40
  6. do me a flavour (prelude) 1:20
  7. do me a flavour 2:07
  8. how to make it in showbiz (interlude) 1:40
  9. glamour and glitz 2:49
  10. thinking about nothing (interlude) 2:11
  11. wanna try something new? 3:05
  12. deep relaxation break 4:00
  13. night in Antwerp 3:24
  14. elevation through music (interlude) 1:36
  15. destination, my imagination 3:32
  16. snatching pieces of time 2:37
  17. the way you love me 3:06
  18. escapism (prelude) 0:37
  19. escapism 3:13
  20. vibed out feeling 2:59
  21. sound illusion (outro) 2:58

Released in Japan only

Also available online at:

Review: Ground Lift magazine

More Than Loops

40 Winks - More Than Loops

format: CD

release date: October 2003

released independently

art Facture by Wardo

mastered at REF recording studio

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'


snippets: listen

listen to entire album: play

  1. intro 2:27
  2. are you comfortable? 2:29
  3. come back to bed 3:11
  4. city dweller 3:10
  5. flirtations 2:40
  6. do me a flavour (prelude) 1:20
  7. do me a flavour 2:07
  8. how to make it in showbiz (interlude) 1:40
  9. glamour and glitz 2:49
  10. thinking about nothing (interlude) 2:11
  11. wanna try something new? 3:05
  12. deep relaxation break 4:00
  13. elevation through music (interlude) 1:36
  14. snatching pieces of time 2:37
  15. the way you love me 3:06
  16. vibed out feeling 2:59
  17. sound illusion (outro) 2:58

Reviews: HipHop In Je Smoel (dutch), The Boombap (dutch), Lowereast (dutch), Goddeau (dutch), Monofunk (english), Rif Raf (dutch), POL-Magazine (dutch), Cutting Edges (english), Escapism (english)

Hit The Hay

40 Winks - Hit The Hay

format: TAPE

release date: December 2002

released independently

produced and mixed by weedy and padmo'


snippets: listen

listen to entire album: play

A Side
  1. what we want - intro
  2. fresh out the box - interlude
  3. society pressure
  4. low budget style
  5. high on moondust - interlude
  6. from dusty vinyl till dawn
  7. bassjunkie feat.Leander
  8. JustGelakAsDaGast feat.Nag
  9. sleepytown
  10. shout - interlude
  11. sampling VS live instruments - skit
  12. mary sings
  13. wassupwithfortywinks?!

B Side
  1. insomniac's hideout - intro
  2. that ain't hip hop
  3. cloudy performance
  4. niks te doen feat.Twan
  5. traveller - interlude
  6. take your time
  7. at the nightshop - interlude
  8. flashback
  9. cry for no reason
  10. primal drums - interlude
  11. harm reduction
  12. musical breeze
  13. hit the hay - outro

Review: Kwal1ty Str. (french)

April to July

40 Winks - April to July

format: CD

release date: July 2002

released independently


snippets: listen

listen to entire album: play

  1. trashcan pt.1 (skit) 1:08
  2. interludes 9:34
  3. trashcan pt.2 (skit) 1:44
  4. on the set 5:02
  5. trashcan pt.3 (skit) 1:00
  6. drums and samples 9:19
  7. trashcan pt.4 (skit) 1:20
  8. instrumental fruit 8:15
  9. krewcial-devoted (remix,late night version) 3:22